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Illustrations on these pages are mainly scans from my collection of antique postcards featuring card playing.
I am one of Londons leading bridge teachers and organisers and run clubs and games in many parts of London. I have played bridge for over 30 years and am a qualified professional member of the English Bridge Union Teachers Association. Links to to my activities are given below. Some of the groups listed below are run by colleagues with whom I work.
Other Bridge-Related Activities:
Hazelle Jackson is a writer, editor and heritage consultant with a special interest in historic landscapes.
I write about garden history, local history and social history. I am editor of London Landscapes, the magazine of the London Parks and Gardens Trust.
I have a special interest in historic landscapes and in 2007 curated a travelling exhibition, "Change on the Heath - rediscovering Surrey's forgotten wildnerness", for the Surrey Heathland Project.
I am very interested in garden follies and grottoes. I am the author of Shell House and Grottoes (Shire Publications, 2001)and I also research follies and produce research reports (including recommendations on listing). Past clients include LB Harrow, Hampshire County Council and Dorset Gardens Trust.
I am the author of several local history books about London and Surrey and my articles have appeared in Living History, Green Places, Historic Gardens Review, The London Gardener, The Independent, and other publications.
I have a large photographic library of London parks and green spaces and an extensive collection of historic postcards of London and surrounding areas. Details available on request.
From 2003-2006 I was Secretary of the Outdoor Writers Guild.
I have a first degree in Social and Economic History (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne) and a PG Cert. in Heritage Management (Birmingham University). I travelled and worked in France as a young woman and later in Algeria and speak and write fluent French.
My interests include: Garden History and Historic Landscapes, Americana (music), Embroidery, Postcard collecting, Follies, American detective novels, Stormchasing (I have a stormography group on Facebook) and the work of Edward Lear.
Enquiries welcome 020-8892 9429.